Deals & Cases
SEC Partners – HBG GroupThe Swiss private equity fund SEC Partners combined forces with the Blanc family, owner of the helicopter operator HBG Group, in order to finance the acquisition of the French company HDF (Hélicoptères de France). Further to this acquisition, the newly consolidated group will become the number-one French operator, the number-three operator in Switzerland and will enter into the top five at the European level. Lenz & Staehelin has advised SEC Partners in this transaction on the structuring aspects of the financing. The team includes Daniel Schafer and Laurent Kern (both Tax).